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  • n. Greek missionary; the invention of the Cyrillic alphabet is attributed to him (826-869)


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  • Re the paring down of too many Catholic parishes and not enough priests to minister to them as well as the result of people moving out to the burbs - minimizing financial offerings, we are disappointed that my church - St. Cyril and Methodius may lose its name.

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  • The Alexandians were always riotous as we learn from Socrates (VII, vii) and from St. Cyril himself (Hom. for Easter, 419).

    "Dinosaur-human relations are not, to the best of my knowledge, part of the bailout debate and its partisanship..."

  • Nestorius also procured the deposition of St. Cyril, in the same council; which put the Holy Ghost in considerable perplexity.

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  • Accordingly, St. Cyril of Jerusalem justly observed that it is no disgrace to any man.

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  • However this may be, St. Cyril of Alexandria avows that the origin of relics is Pagan; and this is the description given of their worship by Theodoret, who lived in the commencement of the

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  • Who would believe that the souls of Garasse, Nonnotte, Paulian, Fréron, and he of Langliviet, calling himself La Beaumelle, were in this respect of the same temper as those of Cæsar, Cicero, St. Cyril, and of the secretary of the grand seignior?

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  • I am content with remarking, that St. Cyril was a man of parts; that he suffered his zeal to carry him too far; that when we strip beautiful women, it is not to massacre them; that St. Cyril, no doubt, asked pardon of God for this abominable action; and that I pray the father of mercies to have pity on his soul.

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  • This holiday celebrates education and learning, as well as St. Cyril and St. Methodius, who created the Cyrillic Alphabet.

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  • III, f. lii, etc., attached to it, that St. Cyril, the third General of the Carmelite Order, who died in 1224, mentions in

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  • In the fourth century, however, St. Cyril urged Pope Julius I. to give orders for an investigation.

    Harper's Young People, February 10, 1880 An Illustrated Weekly


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